If you’re anything like me (and a lot of other artists) you’re not a natural salesperson. I’ve had jobs in sales and I hated them. But they were valuable learning experiences that pushed me out of my comfort zone. Even if you don’t have a natural aptitude for it, being intentional about improving your ability […]
Sell Your Music And Distribution
Once you've made your songs, you'll need to distribute it so people can buy a copy. The following guides all help you either get your music out there and into shops, or look at how to sell your music.
Cover songs are a great way to get your music out there. By doing your own unique versions of already popular songs, you can tap into the fanbase of the original song owner. If when people search online for covers of their favorite songs (which does happen a lot), if they come across your website […]
This guide was adapted with permission from one of Ari Herstand’s articles on Ari’s Take. You should also check out his guide on how he sold out the Varsity Theater in Minneapolis. There’s no use putting on a show if there isn’t anybody there to watch you play. A simple status update on Facebook or […]
One of the mistakes I see musicians make time and time again, is not building up any anticipation for their releases. It seems common practice for independent musicians to simply announce they’re putting out a new album or mixtape, then releasing it a week later. This is a big mistake. You see, humans respond better […]
Hey guys, today we’re going to talk about production music. Specifically we’ll look at what it is, how realistic it is you as a producer can make money from it, and how the business model works. We’ll also look at whether you can only put pre-recorded compositions into these catalogs, or if companies require original […]